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    Russian lawmakers may take pay cut to weather crisis
    Feb24

    Russian lawmakers may take pay cut to weather crisis

    Russia’s lawmakers should take a pay cut to help Moscow through a financial crisis, the speaker of parliament said on Tuesday, appealing to their patriotism as Western sanctions over Ukraine drain the economy. …read more Source: Channel...

    Europe ministers urge strict implementation of Ukraine truce
    Feb24

    Europe ministers urge strict implementation of Ukraine truce

    PARIS (AFP) – The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany on Tuesday called for a ceasefire deal to be strictly implemented in eastern Ukraine, where fighting has persisted since the accord came into effect.In a joint statement read by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius after talks in Paris, the minister urged parties...

    Russian lawmakers may take pay cut to weather crisis
    Feb24

    Russian lawmakers may take pay cut to weather crisis

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s lawmakers should take a pay cut to help Moscow through a financial crisis, the speaker of parliament said on Tuesday, appealing to their patriotism as Western sanctions over Ukraine drain the economy. …read more Source: The...

    France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine renew ceasefire calls
    Feb24

    France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine renew ceasefire calls

    PARIS (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany agreed on Tuesday to seek a reinforcement of the OSCE monitoring mission in Ukraine and renewed calls for an oft-breached ceasefire agreement to be respected. …read more Source: The...

    Estonia seen set to vote in another pro-NATO coalition
    Feb24

    Estonia seen set to vote in another pro-NATO coalition

    Estonia’s centre-right Reform Party is likely to retain power in Sunday’s election and form another pro-NATO coalition, after a campaign dominated by security worries following neighbouring Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Lithuania to reinstate army conscription amid Russia fears
    Feb24

    Lithuania to reinstate army conscription amid Russia fears

    VILNIUS (AFP) – Lithuania said Tuesday it would return to limited conscription later this year as concern mounts over Russian military exercises near NATO Baltic states.We must temporarily renew mandatory military service, President Dalia Grybauskaite told reporters.The current geopolitical environment requires us to enhance and accelerate...

    E. Ukraine rebels say they start heavy-weapon pullout
    Feb24

    E. Ukraine rebels say they start heavy-weapon pullout

    The pro-independence insurgents in eastern Ukraine said Tuesday they have begun a “full-scale” pullout of heavy weapons from the front line of their fight with government troops. …read more Source: Global...

    Estonia seen set to vote in another pro-NATO coalition
    Feb24

    Estonia seen set to vote in another pro-NATO coalition

    TALLINN (Reuters) – Estonia’s centre-right Reform Party is likely to retain power in Sunday’s election and form another pro-NATO coalition, after a campaign dominated by security worries following neighbouring Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Foreign ministers scramble to salvage Ukraine peace deal
    Feb24

    Foreign ministers scramble to salvage Ukraine peace deal

    PARIS (AFP) – Foreign ministers from Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France gathered Tuesday to try to revive a shaky ceasefire in eastern Ukraine as Russian President Vladimir Putin ruled out an apocalyptic scenario of all-out war.Top diplomats from the four countries, whose leaders hammered out the initial peace plan in the Belarussian...

    Foreign ministers scramble to salvage Ukraine peace deal
    Feb24

    Foreign ministers scramble to salvage Ukraine peace deal

    PARIS (AFP) — Foreign ministers from Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France gathered Tuesday to try to revive a shaky ceas …read more Source: The Korea...

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